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Table 2 Relative excess risk of death by socioeconomic disadvantage for 10 cancers in NSW, Australia, 1996–2000 and 2004–2008

From: Cancer survival in New South Wales, Australia: socioeconomic disparities remain despite overall improvements

Cancer type Relative excess risk of deatha and (95 % confidence interval)
1996–2000 2004–2008 p-valuec
Least 2nd 3rd 4th Most p-value b Least 2nd 3rd 4th Most p-valueb
Stomach 1.00 1.19 (1.03, 1.37) 1.16 (1.00, 1.34) 1.20 (1.04, 1.39) 1.24 (1.07, 1.43) 0.04 1.00 1.05 (0.91, 1.22) 1.26 (1.08, 1.46) 1.19 (1.02, 1.39) 1.31 (1.13, 1.51) 0.001 0.40
Colorectum 1.00 1.05 (0.96, 1.14) 1.06 (0.97, 1.15) 1.12 (1.03, 1.23) 1.15 (1.05, 1.25) 0.01 1.00 1.06 (0.98, 1.16) 1.11 (1.02, 1.22) 1.12 (1.03, 1.23) 1.17 (1.07, 1.27) 0.005 0.93
Liver 1.00 1.08 (0.86, 1.34) 1.09 (0.86, 1.39) 1.35 (1.08, 1.69) 1.42 (1.13, 1.77) 0.008 1.00 1.11 (0.93, 1.32) 1.39 (1.16, 1.66) 1.35 (1.13, 1.60) 1.34 (1.13, 1.60) 0.0003 0.44
Lung 1.00 1.12 (1.05, 1.19) 1.12 (1.05, 1.20) 1.12 (1.05, 1.20) 1.17 (1.10, 1.25) <0.0001 1.00 1.12 (1.05, 1.19) 1.18 (1.11, 1.26) 1.19 (1.12, 1.27) 1.26 (1.19, 1.34) <0.0001 0.55
Melanoma 1.00 1.08 (0.85, 1.36) 0.93 (0.72, 1.21) 1.16 (0.90, 1.49) 1.05 (0.82, 1.34) 0.53 1.00 0.89 (0.72, 1.09) 0.96 (0.78, 1.18) 1.00 (0.81, 1.24) 0.93 (0.76, 1.15) 0.77 0.74
Breast 1.00 1.16 (1.01, 1.34) 1.26 (1.09, 1.45) 1.23 (1.06, 1.43) 1.25 (1.08, 1.44) 0.009 1.00 1.30 (1.11, 1.51) 1.38 (1.18, 1.62) 1.29 (1.10, 1.52) 1.24 (1.05, 1.46) 0.001 0.74
Cervix 1.00 0.99 (0.72, 1.37) 1.24 (0.89, 1.72) 1.22 (0.88, 1.69) 1.04 (0.75, 1.44) 0.52 1.00 1.07 (0.72, 1.58) 1.09 (0.72, 1.63) 1.23 (0.82, 1.83) 1.71 (1.20, 2.43) 0.008 0.11
Uterus 1.00 1.13 (0.78, 1.63) 1.30 (0.90, 1.90) 1.25 (0.85, 1.86) 1.39 (0.97, 1.99) 0.43 1.00 1.35 (0.97, 1.90) 2.12 (1.53, 2.95) 1.61 (1.14, 2.27) 1.32 (0.92, 1.88) 0.0001 0.21
Ovary 1.00 1.07 (0.88, 1.29) 1.15 (0.94, 1.41) 1.15 (0.93, 1.42) 1.18 (0.96, 1.44) 0.48 1.00 1.00 (0.83, 1.20) 1.14 (0.93, 1.38) 1.21 (0.99, 1.47) 1.07 (0.89, 1.30) 0.25 0.87
Prostate 1.00 1.12 (0.94, 1.33) 1.14 (0.95, 1.36) 1.14 (0.94, 1.37) 1.32 (1.11, 1.56) 0.03 1.00 1.33 (1.07, 1.66) 1.51 (1.21, 1.89) 1.29 (1.02, 1.62) 1.34 (1.08, 1.66) 0.008 0.35
  1. aAdjusted for age group, sex, year of follow-up and stage at diagnosis in a Poisson model
  2. bWald test for the effect of SES quintiles in the Poisson model
  3. cWald test for interaction between time period and SES quintiles